African Turquoise Stretchy Beaded Bracelet - Prayer Beads - 8mm. Qualities or Properties of African Turquoise: Stone of Evolution. Encourages growth and acceptance. Helps foster positive change from within. Opens the mind to new ideas and endless possibilities. Inspires structure and balance. Awakens one to their intended purpose. Eases mood swings. Soothes feelings of emotional aggravation. Supports an optimistic attitude toward life.